Accident Percival Provost T52 RRAF306, 22 Mar 1965
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145213
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Type:Percival Provost T52
Owner/operator:Royal Rhodesian Air Force
Registration: RRAF306
MSN: PAC/56/360
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tjolotjo, Matabeleland North -   Zimbabwe
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RRAF Old Sarum, Rhodesia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed at Tjolotjo, Rhodesia, during a low-level barrel-roll tail chase manoeuvre. Aircraft went out of control, failed to recover, and dived into the ground. Both crew listed as Killed On Active Service: Pilot Officer Barry Matthews (pilot) Chief Technician Sandy Trenoweth (pax)

(Ex-RAF Provost T.Mk.1 XF852: Ordered for RAF for delivery in August 1955. Not delivered, diverted off contract to Southern Rhodesian AF as SR143, and delivered on 12/10/1955. Later became Royal Rhodesian AF RRAF143, then RRAF306)


Revision history:

21-Apr-2012 17:03 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Apr-2022 16:33 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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